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January 18, 2021

OFFICER DOWN: Toledo Officer Shot One Time in Standoff Dies

Toledo, OH – Chief George Kral with the Toledo Police Department said that one of his officers was shot and killed Monday evening in a standoff.

Officer Brandon Stalker was struck one time during the incident which began around 3:30pm Monday evening in the 2300 block of Fulton Street. Officers noticed a suspect at that location and believed he was wanted in connection to a cathedral being vandalized earlier in the day.

After police made contact with the suspect, he pulled out a firearm and went into a nearby house. SWAT and a negotiator were called to the scene. They negotiated with the man for several hours, and eventually used gas in the house.

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January 17, 2021

Two Officers, Suspect Shot Following Burglary Call

Kent, OH – Two officers were shot investigating a report of a burglary Sunday morning but are expected to make full recoveries. The suspect was also shot and injured.

Around 8am, a woman reported that a man was breaking into her house in the 1500 block of East Summit Street near Loop Road. When police arrived, the man was inside the home and, police say, he was armed.

Police said the officers were “physically engaged” with the man as soon as they entered the home. At some point during the contact, the man began firing at police, shooting two and leaving them with minor injuries.

We’re very grateful to say that the injuries [...]

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December 7, 2020

Ohio Officer Shoots Man Said to be Waving Gun, Family Didn’t Witness Shooting But Said He Was Holding a Sandwich

Franklin County, OH – Last Friday, a Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy assigned to a US Marshal task force, Deputy Jason Meade, shot and killed a 23-year-old black man named Casey Goodson, Jr. Meade told the Columbus Division Police that he saw Goodson with a gun.

Southern District of Ohio US Marshal Peter Tobin said that the unit had just finished searching for a different suspect prior to observing Goodson, who was “driving down the street waving a gun.”

A 17-year veteran FCSO Deputy assigned full time to the US Marshal Task Force was involved in the deadly shooting of a 23-year old man Friday afternoon. The US Marshal’s [...]

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November 15, 2020

Officer Down: Cleveland Police Officer Shot While Responding To An Alarm

Cleveland, OH – A Cleveland police officer was shot overnight while responding to a residential alarm.

An alarm went off at 2361 E. 61st Street and responding officers checked the home to see of there had been any forced entry. When officers knocked on the door an individual from inside the home opened fire.

One officer was shot in the bicep and transported to University Hospital. He has since been treated and released.

The SWAT team responded to the incident and took a female who was inside the home into police custody. It is not known at this time whether or not she was the shooter.

The incident remains under investigation.


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